thyssenkrupp announced the appointment of Vivek Bhatia as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of thyssenkrupp Industries India effective from January 1, 2019.
thyssenkrupp Industries India is one of the leading service providers in the fields of Sugar Plants & Machinery, Open Cast Mining & Bulk Material Handling Systems, Cement Plants & Machinery and Industrial Boilers & Power Plants across the world.
Bhatia was earlier CEO - Asia Pacific at thyssenkrupp AG, driving group activities for all thyssenkrupp companies in the region. Prior to that, he led Strategy, Markets and Development for the Asia-Pacific region for the Group and was based in Singapore.
Vivek has extensive business experience across mining, metals and mineral processing, cement, power and engineered/capital goods. He has worked across multiple business functions including strategy, operations and organisation in the areas such as growth/diversification, joint ventures and technology transfers, business turnaround/transformation, working capital management, operations design and re-engineering, organisation design and performance management systems.
Prior to joining thyssenkrupp, Bhatia was with Boston Consulting Group, India where he worked extensively in the capital goods sector with clients in India and abroad on a wide canvas of topics. In 2013, he was awarded a BCG Olympics Gold Medal for the most insightful and impactful client work in the region. He earlier worked for several years as design engineer for refineries and pipelines at Engineers India.
He holds an MBA (from IIM Calcutta), M Tech (Gold Medallist from IIT Delhi) and BE (with honours from University of Delhi).